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From: Tony Williams
Subject: Re: Basic Stamp vs Pic processors
Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 16:32:50 +0100
References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Tony Williams email@example.com wrote:
> > The Forth's lifo data stack is slightly awkward on a PIC.
> Doesn't seem to be to me.. The normal stack is left for the PIC
> to use as normal. Another completely separate stack is created
> for passing parameters. It's only done for 2 reasons, 1) cos it's
> what I'm used to using and 2) it allows all my subroutines to
> be instantly pasted into a program without having to mess around
> changing variable names.
Arithmetic operations on Forth's stack, but I find
it more efficient to stay in W (and in assembler)
when doing logical operations and/or bit-banging.
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